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“Service lacked warmth and food was bad!”
Review of The Sloop Inn

The Sloop Inn
Ranked #37 of 151 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed January 5, 2013

We were visiting St Ives for the day and decided to take and early lunch in the Sloop Inn as they had what looked like fresh fish on the menu and a great position over the harbour. We were able to order quickly and the menu looked good.

The food came and both dishes were disappointing. The Lemon Sole looked microwaved as were the potatoes it was serve with. The fish cakes contained relatively little fish and had prawns in even though they were not listed on the menu.

Later that afternoon my friend became ill and very sick. We can obviously not attribute this 100% to the food but it would seem likely.

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

We stopped here for a bite to eat after a full day of walking round St Ives. The seafood was to die for. Truly awesome and so reasonably priced. Make sure you push yourself to try the seafood, it surpasses pub food and was awesome!

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Thank Laralou1980
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

We recently stayed here for the Christmas period. Although our room was a tad on the small side. It was still comfortable. The evenings meal were extremely good value. We could select anything off the menu, paying £15 for three courses. Food was well cooked and presented, well worth what we paid for.

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Thank Anne T
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Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

We have just returned from St Ives after our honeymoon. We spent a few hours here and the food was exceptional. I've tasted a few Thai green curries in my time but this was out of this world. Massive portions of fresh seafood, prawns so big and mussels so tasty. It was so nice! The place is very welcoming, staff were very responsive and thoughtful, a great atmosphere! I cannot wait to go back for a curry! Lovely place.

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Thank Emmah771
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

It was a wonderfully cold and crisp day that we decided to pop into St Ives for lunch. Most of our other haunts were closed for lunch so we decided on The Sloop, a famous, if not infamous old pub in the centre of St Ives. The staff were very friendly and the food was perfect. I had fillets of sea bass with chillies, ginger and spring onions with a crushed potato mash with coriander. It was simply perfect and just as good as any Michelin starred restaurant in Cornwall. My husband had cod fillets with new potatoes and mixed salad which he said was equally as delicious. It may be 'only a pub' but the food surpassed itself. We also had a lovely treacle tart with Cornish cream and a blackberry and apple crumble. Yum!

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Thank Jenny P
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